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Anushka Sharma Biography - Interesting Facts about Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma is model and actress in the Bollywood film industry. In 2008, she was signed by Aditya Chopra for a 3-film contract and made her screen debut in Chopra’s "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi". She later received acclaim for her role as Shruti Kakkar in Band Baaja Baaraat (2010). Both films fetched her a Best Actress nomination at the Filmfare Awards ceremony.

Anushka Sharma Biography

Interesting Facts about Anushka Sharma

Here is a collection of interesting facts about Anushka Sharma.

  1. Anushka Sharma was born on May 1, 1988.
  2. She is 5 feet 9 inches tall.
  3. She was born in Bangalore, but her parents are from Garhwal, Uttarakhand.
  4. Her father, Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer and she is proud to be born as a soldier’s daughter.
  5. Her mother, Ashima Sharma is a housewife.
  6. She has an elder brother named Karnesh, who was a state-level cricketer and now is in the Merchant Navy.
  7. Anushka was a successful model before entering Bollywood.
  8. She began her modeling career at the Lakme Fashion Week as a model for Wendell Rodricks’s Les Vamps Show and was picked to be Rodricks’s finale model at the Spring Summerགྷ Collection.
  9. She has done campaigns for Silk & Shine, Whisper, Nathella Jewelry and Fiat Palio.
  10. Right from her young age, She wished to make a career in the glamor world. She was once quoted as saying "I can’t see myself doing anything else."
  11. She was groomed by renowned style consultant Prasad Bidapa, whom she met when she was just 15 years old.
  12. She enrolled in the Elite Modeling Agency with moral support from her parents.
  13. Through the Elite Modeling Agency, her pictures reached the casting directors of Aditya Chopra’s Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and she was called in for an audition.
  14. She studied in Army School and graduated with specialization in arts from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.
  15. She is currently studying for a degree in economics at Mount Carmel, which she is completing through correspondence.
  16. She moved to Mumbai to further pursue her modeling career, where she currently resides with her mother in the army quarters.
  17. Shah Rukh Khan is Anushka’s favorite Bollywood actor.
  18. She is the brand ambassador of Vaseline.
  19. Anushka has dated Ranveer Singh.

Anushka Sharma Filmography

  • She had a contract to do 3 movies with Yash Raj Films.
  • Anushka made her debut under Yash Raj Films in 2008 with Shah Rukh Khan in ’Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’. The movie was directed by Aditya Chopra.
  • She won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award for ’Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’.
  • Her second film, Badmaash Company, also under Yash Raj Films, was released on May 7, 2010.
  • In 2010, Anushka Sharma completed her 3-film contract with Yash Raj Films, starring in ’Band Baaja Baaraat’, a romantic comedy directed by Maneesh Sharma and co-starring debutant Ranveer Singh.
  • ’Band Baaja Baaraat’ was released on 10 December 2010, to positive reviews and went on to become a hit.
  • In December 2009, she began shooting for Patiala House, her first venture outside of Yash Raj with Nikhil Advani and Akshay Kumar. Patiala House was released on February 11, 2011.
  • Her upcoming movie is ’Ladies vs Ricky Bahl’ where she plays the role of Ishika Desai, the ultimate sales girl that can sell a man his own soul.

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